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Top Scoops: Comment & Opinion Digest Oct 31-Nov 1

SCOOP COMMENT & OPINION:
American Coup: Election Fraud 2006 Risk Assessment Update
Stateside: Rosalea Barker Hits The Waves & A Torque Shop
Climate Change: Russell Brown Concerns Himself With The PR Of Food Miles
Motornet: Karl Ferguson Takes A Spin In An Alpha
US Midterm Elections: GOP Spin Machine Set To Super Fast
The Real Deal: Carolyn Baker's U.S. History Uncensored
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American Coup: Election Fraud 2006 Risk Assessment Update

- Political junkies talk about two elections as they anticipate the November 6 mid term Congressional elections: 1982 and 1994. In 1982, the Democrats picked up 27 House seats as the country said no to the doctrinaire Reagan project. The Senate remained Republican that year. 1994 was a blow out of epic proportions. The Democrats lost 54 seats in the House and eight in the Senate. That election was the “gift that keeps giving.” See... U.S. Election Fraud 2006 Risk Assessment Update [1] & Election Fraud 2006 – Quantifying The Risk [2] MORE:

  • John Gideon - Daily Voting News For October 31, 2006 [3] , October 30, 2006 [4] & October 29, 2006 [5]
  • Fitrakis & Wasserman - Shocking GOP Election Court Victory In Ohio 2006 [6]
  • LA Times - 11 Charged in GOP Vote Fraud [7]
  • Time Magazine - Can This Voting Machine Be Trusted? [8]

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    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00478.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00477.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00471.htm


    Stateside: Rosalea Barker Hits The Waves & A Torque Shop

    - Torque is a measure of how much a force acting on an object causes that object to rotate. So if you put a handful of folks together who are determined to move conservative people's politics towards the progressive end of the spectrum then you have the torquing heads at the panel discussion I attended last week, What Are Americans Voting For? See... Stateside With Rosalea: Torquing Heads [1] . See also… Stateside With Rosalea: On The Water [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00020.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00483.htm


    Climate Change: Russell Brown Concerns Himself With The PR Of Food Miles

    - If ever there was a place for good public relations, it's the "food miles" debate. The Stern report's use of New Zealand kiwifruit as an example of unacceptable food miles was wholly mistaken - our kiwifruit is shipped, not flown, to Europe, making ... See... Public Address 01/11/06 - From A Faraway Place ... [1] . For more Public Address commentary see… Public Address 31/10/06 - Forthright Responses [2] & Public Address 30/11/06 - That's A Nice Metaphor [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00014.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00492.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00482.htm


    Motornet: Karl Ferguson Takes A Spin In An Alpha

    - Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini – Italian exotica that causes most men to go just a little weak at the knees at even their passing mention. Unfortunately, such exotica is usually well beyond the reach of most mere mortals, which is why Alfa Romeo is such a god send. The gorgeous looks, the smell of the leather, the exquisitely machined and sexy alloys, everything about Alfa Romeos is alluring. See... MOTORNET: More Than Skin Deep – Alpha 147 Hatch [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00012.htm


    US Midterm Elections: GOP Spin Machine Set To Super Fast

    - Last week, President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and senior White House officials, in hopes of shoring up the GOP's sagging poll numbers before the November 7 midterm election, went on a media blitz, granting on-the-record interviews to dozens of conservative print and broadcast reporters. One of those interviews resulted in a backlash against the White House when Cheney told a reporter that, for him, water-boarding, a controversial technique used against terror suspects that simulates drowning, was a "no brainer." See... Jason Leopold: Bush "Upbeat" on Iraq? [1] MORE MIDTERM ELECTION COMMENT:

  • Frank Morales - Bush Moves Toward Martial Law [2]
  • Bernard Weiner - Why Voting for Dems Is Required [3]
  • William Fisher - The Prescience of JFK [4]
  • Robert Parry - All the President's Lies [5]
  • William Rivers Pitt - Blood in the Gutters [6]
  • Peter Rost M.D. - Election Creates Panic Among Drug Makers [7]
  • Sherwood Ross - Thoreau, Unjust Wars, Voting, and Impeachment [8]
  • Between The Lines - The Case For Impeaching President George W. Bush [9]
  • Kelpie Wilson - Kelpie Wilson: This Week in South Dakota [10]

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    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00009.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00473.htm


    The Real Deal: Carolyn Baker's U.S. History Uncensored

    - American inventor and entrepreneur, Henry Ford, is famous not only for his astounding success in making the automobile available to nearly every American family in the 1920s, but also for his famous quote: “History is bunk.” Many historians, offended by Ford’s abrupt dismissal of the subject, defensively retort that history is not bunk and set out to prove their “case” regarding the relevance and significance of the study of history. The reader may be surprised to learn that on one level, I agree with Ford. See... Real Deal: U.S. History Uncensored - Introduction [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00491.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENT & OPINION:

  • David Miller - Iraq Is Not Vietnam: Division Not Unification [1]
  • Between The Lines - Israeli and Palestinian Fighters Tour US For Peace [2]
  • Martin LeFevre - Meditations: No Such Thing as ‘Just War’ [3]
  • Scoop Link - Pentagon Memo Reveals Launch of New PR War [4]
  • Kamala Sarup - Why They Killed My Husband? Says Ritakumari [5] & Kamala Sarup: Nepal - My Motherland For Peace [6]
  • Mark Bradley - A Plan To Save America From Fascism For a While [7]
  • Tanveer Jafri - Tanveer Jafri: Controversy On Capital Sentence [8]
  • Bill Berkowitz - Bill Berkowitz: Faith-Based Confidential [9]
  • Robert Parry - The Original October Surprise (3) [10] , (Part 2) [11] & (Part 1) [12]

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    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00479.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00449.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00412.htm

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